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Pet Move of the Month: Gabo's Move From Puerto Rico to Singapore

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

GaboMeet Gabo, our April Pet Move of the Month! We had fun getting to know Gabo the English Bulldog during the weeks before his move from Puerto Rico to Singapore, and because he has such a great story (not to mention such a cute face), we thought all of our readers would like to meet him, too.

Read on to find out how he got ready for his relocation, what his mom did to prepare, and how they're doing now. Thanks to Gabo and his loving owner Vanessa for sharing their move and their story with us!

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Can Pet Birds Travel to Australia? Probably Not.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hello PetRelocation,

We're moving to Singapore from Australia and want to take our cockatiel with us. However, I'm having difficulty understanding if we'll be able to bring her back after a period of approximately three years.

Can you please advise? The information on various Australia government websites seems to be contradictory.

Regards,

Curt
 

Hi Curt,

Thank you for your question. As the requirements currently stand, only certain types of birds from New Zealand may enter Australia so it appears...

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Incredible Experiences: A Cat Move From San Francisco to Singapore

Monday, February 8, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Mus the cat"Travel From West to East"

PetRelocation was recommended by our pet transport agent in Singapore.

There are a lot of administrative procedures to carry out prior to transport to Singapore, and our agent Linda was able to organize the process well.

We are very happy that the whole procedure of ensuring the vaccinations and physical checks done were arranged smoothly.

Big thanks to PetRelocation and Linda for assisting with the move of our cat!

 

Pet Travel Question Details:

Name: Justin
Pet's Name: Mus
Fr...

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Year In Review: 6 Top Pet Travel Stories of 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by Pet Travel News

pack of cute dogsThe pet travel industry is an exciting place to be because it's in a constant state of change -- mostly for the better. Here's a look at 2015's biggest events and signals of evolution in air travel, country import rules and cultural attitudes.

1. Australia quarantine was big news this year -- because we move so many pets here, we compiled all you need to know about the new quarantine facility and the future of pet imports to the country.

2. Singapore is an increasingly popular destination for...

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Pet News Round-Up: Happy Friday, Pet Lovers!

Friday, November 13, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Master

We hosted a happy reunion at our office this week -- here's Martin going crazy to see his owner for the first time in four days!

Speaking of reunions, here are the latest pet travel stories from our blog.

Find out more about The Ark at JFK.

Australia pet travelers share their stories.

Video: this skateboarding Bulldog broke a world record.

Moving a dog to Singapore? This new rule may affect you.

 

Francis

Have a good weekend!

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Pet Travel to Singapore & Dog Breed Restrictions

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

Are there any restrictions for moving and owning a dog in Singapore?

Thanks,

Michelle

 

 

Hi Michelle,

Thank you for submitting a question to us. Singapore is somewhat strict when it comes to importing pets and keeping certain breeds of dogs. That doesn't mean it'll be impossible to move your German Shepherd there, but you'll need to be aware of a few things.

First, please look over the pet import rules for Singapore. Note there is a 10-day minimum quarantine upon arrival and the...

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Pet Travel Update: Singapore Dog License Requirements

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 by Pet Travel News

LuluImporting pets to Singapore requires a significant amount of preparation, and we've recently learned of an additional detail that will affect pets traveling here.

Beginning January, 1, 2016, all dogs entering Singapore will need to apply for the required dog license before they can apply for an official import permit.

Currently all dogs over three months old must be licensed to remain in Singapore, and pet owners must have a residential Singapore address to obtain the license. This complies with...

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Moving Pets to Singapore From Italy

Monday, November 2, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

Is a quarantine mandatory for a cat moving from Italy to Singapore?

Thanks,

Fifre

 

Hi Fifre,

Thank you for your question! Singapore is rabies free and is stricter than many other countries when it comes to importing pets, so yes, pets entering Singapore from Italy will need to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Depending on your cat's status in terms of vaccinations fulfilled and requirements met, this quarantine period will be between 10 and 30 days.

For more details about this...

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How to Obtain a Rabies Titer Test for Pet Transport

Thursday, October 29, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Among other things, preparing for international pet travel means understanding the pet import rules for your destination country, securing an airline approved pet travel crate, and booking a flight on a pet friendly airline.

It also means making sure pets are up to date on their rabies vaccine, and in some cases -- when going to Australia, Singapore, and other rabies free countries -- a rabies titer test is also needed.

The titer test is administered 1 to 30 days after the rabies vaccine and is...

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Incredible Experiences: Four Dogs, One Big Journey to California

Thursday, October 8, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Liza, Logan, Flora, Raine"Moving our FOUR Dogs Cross Country!"

We recently moved from Westchester, NY to the East Bay area of San Francisco for my husband's job.

I was originally thinking about driving the dogs across the country myself because I was worried about the dogs riding in the belly of an airplane. My husband explained that the dogs would be just as stressed or maybe more riding in our mini-van across the country, and instead of being stressed for 6 hours on the plane they would be stressed for at least 5 days...

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Choosing a Pet Safe Airline for International Cat Travel

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

We purchased tickets on Singapore Airlines thinking that we could put our cats in approved carriers in the cargo hold during the duration of our flight. Unfortunately, we've just discovered that Singapore Airlines will not transport the cats for us.

What airlines will fly cats in the cargo hold from USA to France or Germany? We're having trouble finding the answers online and we don't want to make the mistake of booking another flight where the airline will not allow the...

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Incredible Experiences: Motu's Move to Singapore

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Motu's Singapore Relocation"

My heroines! Mandy and Maegan were champs at getting our beloved 12-year-old yellow Labrador relocated to Singapore from Long Beach, CA. 

motu
 

While researching the process of relocating our dog to Singapore -- strict import standards that require either 10 or 30 days quarantine from dogs arriving from the U.S. (except Hawaii which requires no quarantine) -- I was nervous about the process. Would my dog be stuck on the tarmac in 90 degree heat with no water in her...

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Incredible Experiences: Two Cats Travel to the United States From Singapore

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Great Service"

We had a great overall experience making the long move from Asia to the USA.

The white glove service was excellent and our two cats arrived healthy and happy. We will definitely use PetRelocation again if we need to move.

Thank you!

-Suzanne

 

Pet Travel Details:

Name: Suzanne
Pets' Names: Monkey and Eagle
From: Singapore
To: Mercer Island, WA, United States
 

 

Looking for help with an upcoming pet move? Please contact us for a pet travel consultation.

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Incredible Experiences: Yoda & Mojo's Move to Singapore

Thursday, September 3, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"From A to Z"

Relocating alone from Montreal to Singapore was already quite overwhelming, and relocating two indoor cats 14000+ km away added another challenge!

cat

Thanks to PetRelocation, though; they took care of us, a worried and overprotective mom and two nervous kittens, from A to Z.

They got all the paperwork and the vet appointments in order and booked all the travel, the logistics and lodging arrangements. I really don't know what I would have done without PetRelocation's help.

cat

Thanks again to...

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Pet News Round-Up: Travel Snafus and Tips for Success

Friday, August 7, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Dog owners in Spain are petitioning to expand pet train travel. #perrosaltren

What it's really like to work as a dog sitter.

Here's a fun rundown of pets in pop culture from the A.V. Club.

According to USA Today, pets traveling in the cabin makes air travel pretty annoying for some people.

Tips for traveling to Singapore with pets.

Our Pet Move of the Month features an exciting four pet adventure to Thailand.

 

cute cat

Happy Friday!

 

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Incredible Experiences: Gracie & Squeaks' Move to Singapore

Monday, August 3, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

happy pet cat + baby reunionHere's a note from a recent client of ours -- when Amy was offered her dream job in Singapore (which meant bringing her 6-month-old son and two cats halfway across the world with her) we were happy to help Gracie and Squeaks reunite with her there!

Here's what she had to say about the move:

Hi Mandy!

I could not be happier with all of the help and outstanding service that PetRelocation has provided us. The girls are doing great. They didn't miss a beat -- sleeping all over the bed, letting me know...

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Pet News Links: Luxury Pet Travel Options

Friday, July 24, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Inside the world of pet luxury and  the Ark at JFK International Airport.

Learn about traveling to Singapore with pets.

Austin's first cat cafe is in the works!

This Ikea in Germany has "dog parking spots."

BarkHappy could be the newest and coolest app for dogs.

Catch up with all the latest true life pet travel stories from our blog.

 

monkey the cat

Travel safely, pet lovers!

 

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Pet Travel Spotlight: Singapore Pet Travel Stories

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

stella singaporeWe've helped many pets move to Singapore (it's a popular place for expats and business travelers), and we understand how challenging planning a move like this can be -- especially in the beginning stages when you're just starting to sort out your options.

It usually helps to hear from real people who have tips and lessons to share, so we've rounded up a few pet travel story excerpts that will shed light on Singapore quarantine, the travel process, and settling in to your new home.

Take a look at...

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Pet News Round-Up: Service Dogs in the Air & Pet Travel Highlights

Friday, July 17, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Pet Moves = Incredible Experiences.

Singapore pet travel tips.

How to save money on pets and their various needs.

The process behind training service dogs to fly on airplanes.

Want to work at PetRelocation? Read about our hiring philosophy first.

 

monkey the cat

Have a wonderful weekend, pet lovers!

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5 Tips for Traveling to Singapore With Pets

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Pet Travel News

zelphieSingapore, a diverse and modern global financial center, is a popular place for temporary and long term relocations for work and cultural adventure. This means that many pets are traveling to Singapore, too, as most families wouldn't dream of moving without their furry companions.

Moving pets to Singapore requires careful planning and is more easily carried out with the help of a pet travel expert. If you're considering a relocation to Singapore and have a pet who will be coming with you, start...

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